Now over 75% sold out, Cityzen and Fernbrook's Tower at Pier 27 is set for a September construction launch, bringing a 35-storey architectsAlliance design to the foot of Toronto's Yonge Street. Located just north of the lakefront's recently completed Waterlink at Pier 27 buildings, the tower is intended as an iconic presence on the waterfront, with a jagged interplay of balconies making for a distinct aesthetic. 

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAllianceThe Tower at Pier 27, image courtesy of Cityzen / Fernbrook

With sales launched last Summer, the 336-unit tower is now approaching the start of construction, a year since the project came on the market. Angled to overlook the Yonge Street slip to its west—the longtime former home of Captain John's Restaurant—Tower at Pier 27 will be the tallest development on the site, with its high-rise form rising well above the shorter buildings to its south.

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAllianceLooking northeast, image courtesy of Cityzen / Fernbrook

Recognizable for its distinctive saw-tooth balcony pattern, the tower's massing—and balcony configuration—is designed to emphasize views of the water from the south, west, and east elevations. Just west of the new tower, the Pier 27 community will also have access new public park. The parking lot east of the Yonge Street slip will become a greenscaped pedestrian space, connecting to the waterfront promenade that fronts the Waterlink buildings. 

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAllianceThe tower and park site, looking southeast from the Yonge Street Slip, image by Stefan Novakovic

We will keep you updated as the start of construction approaches, and the project begins to make its mark on the city. In the meantime, more information is available via our dataBase file, linked below. For a more thorough overview of the area's evolution, our previous story looks at the tower within the context of the waterfront's ongoing evolution. Meanwhile, an in-depth look at the amenity program is also available here

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAllianceThe scale model, with the park space seen at bottom (design not depicted), image by Stefan Novakoivc

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